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Wed
18
Feb

Cordell High School Football Field

Much of the dirt berm on the south side of the Cordell High School Football Field has been removed as construction begins on new facilities. The dirt has been moved to the lot east of the junior high building to be used later in the construction process on the STEM academy and the football field complex.

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Wed
18
Feb

Cordell Board Of Education Holds February Meeting

Cordell’s Board of Education met in regular session at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 12, 2015. School board members present at the meeting were Dr. Bob R. Abernathy, Chris Johnson, Ronnie McKee and Jim Price. Dale Selman was not present. Also present were Superintendent Brad Overton and Principals Larry Johnson, Alan Hull, and Paul Pankhurst.

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Wed
11
Feb
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Johnson wins school board seat

Election night returns show Chris Johnson won the Cordell School Board seat on the February 10, 2015, ballot. Official returns will be certified on Friday, February 13.

According to information on the Oklahoma State Election Board website, Johnson garnered 351 of the total votes cast. Robert Putman received 321 votes.

Tue
10
Feb

Sales Tax Collections Mixed In County

The January distribution of sales tax collections by the Oklahoma Tax Commission primarily represents local tax receipts from November business, according to the Oklahoma Tax Commission website.
 
Tue
10
Feb

51 Register At Club Scrub Blood Drive

Students in Cordell High School’s Club Scrub worked with employees of the Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) on Monday, February 9, 2015, as 51 area residents registered to donate blood in the drive to benefit Trecia Harper.
 
Tue
10
Feb

Elections Develop In Several County Communities

When the filing period for Municipal Elections closed at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, February 4, 2015, races had developed for positions in several Washita County communities. The election is scheduled to be held on April 7, 2015.
 
Tue
03
Feb

How Will Utility Refund Work?

When the auditors discovered the City of Cordell had inadvertently collected too much sales tax on residential utility bills, City Administrator J. C. Moser immediately began working to refund the money.
 

 

Tue
03
Feb

SWOSU Sending Out 60 Teacher Candidates

Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s Department of Education in Weatherford is sending out 60 teacher candidates to work with approximately 79 cooperating teachers from 59 different schools in Oklahoma, Arkansas, Colorado and Texas during the 2015 spring semester.
 

 

Tue
03
Feb

Washita County Commissioners Trade In Motor Grader, Purchase Compactor

Approval was given to purchase a 2015 Caterpillar Vibratory Compactor for $125,416.00 when Washita County Commissioners met on Tuesday, January 20, 2015. Commissioners also voted not to award a bid to sell a motor grader from District 3. 
 

 

Tue
03
Feb

4th And College Church Of Christ Welcomes New Minister

Not every box has been unpacked, but Chris Perrey, the new pulpit minister at the 4th and College church of Christ in Cordell, and his wife, Anna Jane are already beginning to feel at home. They, and their young son, George, arrived in Cordell on Friday, where they were greeted by fellow Christians who helped them begin the unloading process.
 

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